Michigan’s Mackinac Island is rated as one of the top 10 islands to visit in the United States. It is most known for having the only highway in America that does not allow motorized vehicles. Thousands of visitors come to the island each June for the Mackinac Island Lilac Festival. My daughters and I were counted among the thousands this year. It was one of our most memorable visits to the island yet! Island Facts Mackinac Island is located on the eastern side of the Straits of Mackinac in Lake Huron. The island sits between Michigan’s upper and lower… Read More
Grain Free Cake Doughnuts were created for you! They were created for those moments when you just feel like having a doughnut. Besides their incredible texture and taste they are also free of tree nut flours! They are lightly sweetened with small amounts of coconut sugar and maple syrup. If you have ever tried to buy a doughnut that is without grains, refined sugar, and corn you know it is impossible! I find that when kids, and adults, do not feel like they have to give up their favorite foods forever they can consistently stick to a daily nutritious… Read More
Focus! The brain is our body’s most vital organ. Is it important to Focus on our brain health? Neuronal connections in the brain control how we process, obtain and retain information, so keeping your brain healthy is a key component to life. “The health of the entire body is contingent on the health of the brain.” Dr. Jeffery Stock, Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University Our Brain Our brain controls our how we process information, how we learn information, it is responsible for our creativity, and how we behave. I must admit that taking care of my brain was not a… Read More
Nutritious, Grain-free, Dairy Free Breakfast Exciting!!! Start your day with this wonderful Breakfast Bacon and Brussel Sprouts dish! It is so fun to begin the day with a unique, nutrient dense, and simple breakfast. You will love that it only has three ingredients and is very satisfying. Is Bacon a health food? Bacon can definitely add flavor and protein to any meal. The key to eating bacon is to purchase a trustworthy brand and do not eat it every day. Our body functions better when we feed it a variety of meats, vegetables, and fruits. Let’s take a look at the… Read More
Rhubarb is among the first perennial plants to come up in the spring. My daughters and myself anxiously wait for the first harvest every year. Thankfully the late-spring rains make our rhubarb plant flourish! Once it is ready to harvest, we bake our traditional Grain Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. Rhubarb Rhubarb is such an interesting plant. Growing up in New England, we always had several plants growing in the corner of the garden. They seem to grow effortlessly with a little sunshine and plenty of water. When I moved to Michigan, my mom dug up a portion of her plant so… Read More
CLEAN LIVING. Just hearing the word puts a smile on our face. We all quest for clean living in some way through our for love clean clothes, clean dishes, and especially a clean house. What does it mean to “Quest for Clean Living? Pursue or Search for a way to make our lives cleaner. Living with less chemicals. The first thoughts that come to mind when defining clean living is striving to live a life that is free of the earthly elements that harm us physically or mentally. Clean living can be defined as “someone who has a way of life… Read More
What is for dinner tonight? Pizza! This grain-free recipe is wonderful for the busy family! Crock pot pizza is easy to prepare & ready to eat whenever you sit down for dinner. Another perk; it will make your house smell absolutely delicious!!!!
5 Ingredients! Grain-free Peanut Butter Cookies are the perfect cookies to bake for any day or any occasion. They only have five ingredients and it is likely the ingredients can be found right in your pantry. Do you know someone who has multiple food allergies or restrictions? These cookies are simple and contain no dairy no gluten no grains no tree nuts Do you need quick and easy?? These peanut butter cookies are a delight to prepare and share. Ingredient #1 Peanut butter – organic, all natural, no sugar added Ingredient #2 -Coconut sugar; mildly sweet flavor with a darker… Read More
Create a vacation that you will love and afford! Sit for a moment and take a deep breathe! Dream of a place that would allow you to put aside the stresses of every day life; a place that allows for rejuvenation. Whether you have young children, teenagers or no children, you can create a vacation that fits your situation, is affordable for you, and enjoyable for everyone.
Cookies that go perfectly with the weekend!! Cookies that are low-sugar AND fun to bake! Try these gluten-free Flourless Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies! What is not to love about these cookies? I love the small Enjoy Life chocolate chips! They are delightful to eat fresh out of the oven or at a later date.